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TABLE OF CONTENTS RESTAURANT/ LOUNGE PROJECT.............................................................................................................. P 005 NEWARK APARTMENT PROJECT................................................................................................................ P 011 GLASS SHOWCASE PROJECT....................................................................................................................... P 017 DANCE RETREAT PROJECT............................................................................................................................ P 023 MORRIS MUSEUM EXTENSION PROJECT................................................................................................. P 029 EXTERIOR RENDERS........................................................................................................................................ P 039 GEOPEAK PROJECTS..................................................................................................................................... P 049 GRAPHIC DESIGNS/ PHOTOGRAPHY......................................................................................................... P 053

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RESTAURANT LOUNGE PROJECT P 005


LOCATION: NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

THE CONCEPT OF THE RESTAURANT/ LOUNGE IS TO HAVE A GRADUAL INCLINE FROM ENTERING THE BUILDING TO THE END OF THE EXPERIENCE. THE BUILDING WAS INFLUENCED BY THE HILLHOUSE CHAIR BY CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH. THE LADDERLIKE DESIGN CREATED THE BAR SHELVES THAT EXTEND FROM THE FIRST FLOOR TO THE THIRD FLOOR. THE FIRST FLOOR IS THE RESTAURANT. NEXT IS THE FROSTED GLASS DANCE FLOOR AND THE THIRD FLOOR IS A LOUNGE AND SEATING AREA.


1st FLOOR

PLANS

2nd FLOOR

3rd FLOOR P 007


EXTERIOR VIEWS...


P 009


INTERIOR VIEWS...


NEWARK APARTMENT PROJECT P 011


LOCATION: NEWARK, NEW JERSEY

THE CONCEPT LIFE PORTRAYED THE IDEA OF CREATING THE HOUSING PROJECT IN NEWARK. HOW THE TIME OF LIFE, WHERE YOU ARE, WILL EFFECT THE VIEW, LOCATION, SIZE OF LIVING WILL BE STAYING IN. THERE ARE 3 TYPES OF ROOMS; 3 BEDROOM 3 BATHROOM APARTMENT, 2 BED 2 BATH APARTMENT, AND A STUDIO APARTMENT. APARTMENTS ARE AIMED ON THE CURRENT STATUS ONE TENANT IS ON, BEING A FAMILY, IN COLLEGE, OR GRADUATED GOING TO THEIR 1ST JOB. THE SITE IS LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN NEWARK. THE PROJECT CONSISTS OF CREATING AN URBAN APARTMENT COMPLEX THAT HOUSES PEOPLE RANGING FROM FAMILIES TO SINGLE PEOPLE.


PLAN 2-5

e Day Car ft 1699 sq

nt Restura ft 2199 sq

Jazz Lounge ft 1801 sq

Mail Rm Newark Downtown Museum ft 2172 sq

e Day Car ft 1699 sq

nt Restura ft 2199 sq

Bike Storage Waste Area

Jazz Lounge ft 1801 sq

Book Store ft 2865 sq

Office 973 sq ft

Mail R Newark n Downt ow Museum ft 2172 sq

Bike Storage

PLAN 6-8 Waste Area

Book Store ft 2865 sq

Office 973 sq ft

SITE PLAN

PLAN 9-12 P 013


ELEVATIONS


PERSPECTIVE VIEWS...

P 015


PERSPECTIVE VIEWS...


GLASS SHOWCASE PROJECT P 017


LOCATION: NEW YORK, NEW YORK THE CONCEPT OF THIS PROJECT IS AN IDEA OF POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE CHARGES. HOW TO HARNESS THIS POWER IN A CONTROL MATTER. THE SITE IS LOCATED ON TOP OF THE ARUP BUILDING IN NEW YORK CITY. THE ENTRY OF THE SITE WAS INFLUENCED BY THE COMPRESSION OF ELECTRICITY AND THEN RELEASED OUTWARD TO THE LOBBY. THIS IDEA IS BOTH EXPRESSED IN PLAN AND SECTION OF THE BUILDING. BLUE PRISMS ARE LOCATED IN THE SITE. THESE PRISMS HAVE DIFFERENT QUALITIES; HIDE THE STRUCTURE, STORE GLASS MATERIALS AND A TOUCH SCREEN COMPUTER.


PLAN P 019


SECTION VIEW

SECTION PERSPECTIVE


EXTERIOR VIEWS...

NIGHT

P 021


NIGHT VIEW..


NIGHT

DAY

P 023


INTERIOR VIEWS...


P 025


DANCE RETREAT PROJECT P 027


LOCATION: LOS ANGELES, CA THE CONCEPT OF THE DESIGN IS TO PRODUCE A COMBINATION OF THEATRICAL DANCE WITH THE RIGIDNESS OF THE SITE. THE SITE HAS A TRIANGULAR BASE THAT STARTS FROM ONE END TO THE SITE AND CLIMAXES TO THE END OF THE SITE. THE BUILDING PORTRAYS THE SAME ILLUSTRATION SIMILAR TO A THEATRICAL DANCE; A BEGINNING, A CLIMAX, AND AN END. THIS DANCE STUDIO WILL CONSIST OF A WHITE BOX THEATRE. LIVING GREEN ROOM WHERE BOTH PUBLIC AND DANCERS CAN INTERACT WITH ONE ANOTHER, STUDIOS FOR DANCING, AND LIVING QUARTERS FOR DANCERS BOTH PRIVATE ACCOMMODATIONS AND SHARED QUARTERS.


SITE PLAN

P 029


INTERIOR VIEWS...


PERSPECTIVE VIEWS...

P 031


MORRIS MUSEUM EXTENSION PROJECT P 033


LOCATION: MORRISTOWN, NJ THE MAIN FOCUS IS THE CENTRALIZED AXIS OF THE SITE. THEN SPLITTING INTO ZONES. THESE ZONES ARE RANKED FROM 1-5 AND THESE RANKING WILL EFFECT THEIR SCALE, IMPORTANCE, AND MOMENT IN THE SPACES. THE 5 ZONES ARE: 1. PUBLIC, 2. EDUCATIONAL, 3. FOOD, 4. PRIVATE, 5. STORAGE


Basement

12 13

14

AnalysisN

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Concept

15

15

15

Automata & Mechanical Music

Proposal 16 17

Program 5

6

4

N

Concept 8

2

10

12 Auditorium 13. Conference Room

Office

14. Lobby

15. Office

16. Men Bathroom

17. Female Bathroom

3

7

Analysis

Educational

9

1

Automata & Mechanical Music

Proposal

11

18

Gallery

1. Automata/ Mechanical Music Gallery 3. Permanent Gallery 4. Storage Space

Educational

5. Classroom

6. Classroom

7. Multipurpose Room

2. Permanent Gallery

Cafe/ Office

8. Kitchen

9. Cafe

10. Men Bathroom

11. Female Bathroom

19

20

N PLANS

P 035


SECTIONS

e Section A /32”= 1’

e Section B 32”= 1’

Section A


EXTERIOR VIEW... P 037


EXTERIOR VIEW...


P 039


INTERIOR VIEWS...


P 041


EXTERIOR RENDERS P 043


P 045


P 047


GEOPEAK PROJECTS P 049


LOCATION: SOMERSET, NJ

GEOPEAK ENERGY IS A SOLAR PANEL INSTALLATION COMPANY THAT SPECIALIZES IN COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL DESIGNS. AS THE LEAD SOLAR PANEL DESIGNER, I DESIGN MANY VARIETIES OF ROOFTOPS FROM PITCH ROOFS AND FLAT ROOFS, TO PARKING CANOPIES AND GROUND MOUNT SYSTEMS. I WAS ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS SUCH AS STRUCTURAL DRAWINGS, PERMIT SETS, AND AS-BUILTS.


FIRCHEM CARPORTS: NEWARK, NJ FIRCHEM CARPORTS WERE DESIGNED IN NOVEMBER 2010 AND COMPLETED IN EARLY OCTOBER 2011. IT CONSISTS OF 3 CANOPIES THAT SHADE THE PARKING LOT AND ALSO PROVIDE SOLAR ENERGY FOR THE BUILDINGS.

P 051


NASSAU TENNIS BUILDING: SKILLMAN, NJ THIS BUILDING IS A PITCH ROOF BUILDING WHERE PANELS ARE DESIGNED IN BOTH SIDES OF THE ROOF. THIS WAS DESIGNED IN MID NOVEMBER 2010 AND COMPLETED IN SEPTEMBER 2011.


LOREAL USA BUILDINGS: PISCATAWAY, NJ LOREAL IS THE LARGEST SOLAR DESIGN CONSISTING OVER 4,000 PANELS. THE DESIGN WAS COMPLETED IN MAY 2011 AND COMPLETED BY DECEMBER 2011.

P 053


P 055


GRAPHICS/ PHOTOGRAPHY P 057


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